NYCEDC Selects Columbia University As A Winner For The City’s Rapid Test Competition

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) selected Harlem-based Columbia University as the first winner of the Rapid Testing Innovation Competition (RTIC). Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Newsletter! Follow Harlem World Continue Reading →

NYC Invests $20M In Pandemic Response Institute For Long-Term Health Infrastucture

Today, Mayor de Blasio announced the creation of the Pandemic Response Institute (PRI), a facility dedicated to preparing New York City and other jurisdictions for future health emergencies and epidemics. Continue Reading →

City Launches Small Business Supports For Hard Hit Low And Moderate Income Communities

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced three financial assistance programs available for small businesses in low-to-moderate income (LMI) neighborhoods. Become Continue Reading →

NYC Announces Winners Of Civic Tech Competition To Strengthen Tenant Protection Rights Uptown

The New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) make an announcement. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Grant Program Provides $2M To East Harlem Small Businesses Impacted By COVID

New York City Council Member Diana Ayala, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, and Union Settlement today announced that $2 million in grant assistance. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Open Storefronts Program From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the Open Storefronts program, permitting storefront businesses to use a portion of their sidewalk to display merchandise, sell goods, complete transactions, and provide queuing Continue Reading →